Charles Barragato

Chuck Barragato

Tax Office Managing Partner; Private Client Services Northeast Region Leader


BDO Long Island - Melville Office



Executive Summary

Chuck Barragato has more than three decades of experience providing sophisticated tax planning and advisory services to corporations, family offices, executives, and other high-net-worth individuals.
Chuck is a frequent contributor to professional publications, including The CPA Journal, The Practical Accountant, The Tax Adviser, Taxation for Accountants, Taxation for Lawyers, Tax Ideas, California CPA, and Practical Tax Strategies and has provided commentary on tax and accounting issues to The Journal of Taxation, Newsday, and The Wall Street Journal. He is also a member of the College of Business faculty at Stony Brook University.

He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a past president of the NYSSCPA's Suffolk Chapter, and has also served as chairman of its General Taxation Committee.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)


Ph.D., Business (concentration in accounting), CUNY Graduate Center
M.T., Long Island University
B.S., Long Island University